Head women's basketball coach Phil Stern is on leave from UMBC, the school said in a statement Thursday. Assistant coach Carlee Dewey is serving as acting head coach and has done so for the past two games, against Mount St. Mary's and Hofstra. "The university cannot provide additional details regarding personnel matters," the statement said. Stern is in his 17th year as UMBC women's basketball coach. The Retrievers are 6-5 this season.